Heading back to the real world post-surgery and mom-time. It was the perfect time to stumble upon this post — I can definitely relate to the feeling of relaxation that began the moment I got to the hospital. As nervous as I was, healing was finally out of my hands, even if it was only for an hour.
But now it’s back to the grind. Back to consciously engaging with my health and my body and my healing process all the time. And that’s okay - because this is the path I’ve been given to walk along. And I’m proud of the energy, time, and commitment I’ve given to my body and health. Because actively engaging with my body rather than passively waiting for a cure has enabled the biggest shift in my health emotionally, spiritually, and physically.
I’m afraid the honeymoon is over.
Yes, the honeymoon.
The period of time after surgery when you’re at the center of everyone’s focus. Where caretakers are coming out of the woodwork to help you out, bring you dinners, swing by to say hello. When you don’t so much as pick up a cup…